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Feb 15, 2013 6:00am PST
there in russia. a special asteroid viewing party is planned later tonight here in oakland at the chabot space and science center. they are going to have telescopes to be able to see that asteroid and scientists an astronomers on hand to talk about it. the party starts at 7:00. >> i bet after this meteorite shower in russia, a lot of people are probably going to head out to watch the asteroid. >> and around the world you see all that video coming in now. we'll probably see more. that was coming in screaming at about 33,000 miles per hour and then starts to come apart. but that compression as it's moving through the atmosphere caused that shock wave and all that damage. >> if you are in russia and you don't know what's going on and you see this, you're thinking it's the end of the world. i can see that. the good news this latest asteroid that's supposed to be approaching the earth about 17,000 miles away. that's close but not as close. >> good. >>> around the bay area we are looking at lots of sunshine coming our direction. it looks like high pressure still o
Feb 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
russia today with the power of an atomic bomb, shattering windows and injuring more than 1,000 people. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonightwe get the latest on the spectacle, and today's other cosmic event-- a close encounter with a large asteroid. >> this thing is pretty big. it's about half the size of a football field, although there are larger ones out there that we're tracking. >> woodruff: then, margaret warner updates the president's push to curb gun violence as he takes his case to his hometown of chicago. >> brown: mark shields and michael gerson analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: and ray suarez talks with homeland security secrery janet nolitano about combating the gring threat of cyber attacks. >> to the extent that some are seeking to infiltrate our network, steal that information, not have to invest in the research and development that goes into innovation, that's a really big deal. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> ppo
Feb 15, 2013 3:00pm PST
. a meteor came crashing down to earth today, triggered a fireball over russia, and sent people running for cover. parts of the meteor fell on the city of chelyabinsk-- population over a million-- about a thousand miles due west of moscow on the edge of the ural mountains. the strike shocked and stunned the world. more than 1,000 people were injured. paul davies of independent television news begins our coverage. >> reporter: emerging from the russian sky, a giant ball of flame, a meteorite providing a spectacular show until it suddenly explodes 30 miles above the earth. the city of chelyabinsk was unlucky to be beneath the meteorites flight path and was showered with debris dropping from the sky. thousands of windows were smashed, shocked workers evacuated their offices. this school class is about to be interrupted by the shock wave. here the windows come crashing in, and a national judo squad runs for cover. canadian ice hockey star michael garnett plays for the chelyabinsk team and lives in the city. i was awakened by this loud bang, crash and shaking in my apartment that, you know,
Feb 18, 2013 4:30am EST
a meteor streaked through the skies over russia. >>> no hiding from this winter this morning. we're going to find down right frigid out there as you step out the door. your forecast next with weather and >>> good news if you're a fan of maker's mark. it's restoring the alcohol volume in the popular whiskey. it announced it was lowering the alcohol in the bottles because of a supply shortage. loyal customers were furious about that. thousands told the company they would rather deal with an occasional supply shortage than an inferior whiskey. they tweeted yesterday, you spoke, we listen. back to normal. >>> time for weather and traffic on the 1s. meteorologist tom kierein tell us about this cold day, tom. >> it doesn't look that cold when you look at the live view from the city camera. looks like a clear, typical morning. but it is frigid. starting off with temperatures near 20 degrees. most of the region. reagan national at 23 degrees. then you add in the wind. the wind is gusting around 20 to 25 miles per hour. therefore, windchills are down into the teens and single digits. the windchill
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Feb 19, 2013 1:00am PST
. >> bill: right, i did. i worked for minimum wage. you worked at mcdonald's. i have to get to russia. big meteor that scared everybody except putin, as soon as he saw it come, he took his shirt off. what do you got. everybody else was scared. were you scared when you saw this? >> well, first off this proves the theory i've always had that god hates russia. number two, i've seen 2,000 movies about meteors hitting our planet and there are a bunch of guys in nasa that are meeting with cheyenne mountain we have 72 hours before it impacts. how didn't we know it was coming. i found out they were working on an early warning detection system and build in it hawaii. i don't like stuff built in hawaii. build in it cleveland. >> bill: i don't think we have to worry about it. will smith would be in the jet and diverted that meteor. we're not not going to have to worry. in russia they are not known it was coming. i don't think you can do anything about it. the media is coming, that is it. >> i feel bad for the people who have like grandparents and great grandparents that survived hiroshima. they alway
Feb 27, 2013 6:00am PST
. their decision could change things for many voters in the south. >>> and speaking of cosmic chances, russia's run-in with a meteorite was a surprise shake up for the whole planet, literally. we'll talk to the only physicist in congress about why he says the u.s. isn't ready for the next hit. >> good morning from shoreland narc park in new zealand. it's wednesday, february 27th, 2008. >> it's really tomorrow there. thanks to our good friend, reid wilson for sending us that video all the way from new zealand. let's get right to my first reads of the morning. americans may be sharply divided over the wisdom of the automatic across the board spending cuts that will hit friday, but they agree on this. their patience is wearing thin as washington stumbles into another manufactured budget crisis. as republicans continue to say he's playing politics, the president took his pr campaign to newport news, virginia, a ship building town heavily dependent on military spending. >> these cuts are wrong. they're not smart. they're not fair. there's a sensible way of doing things and there's a dumb way of doing th
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Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
its nose at the united states in the world community. china russia, south korea, japan, it conducted yet another nuclear test overnight. this time that rogue regime detonating a miniature rice eddie vice just the type would you put on top of a ballistic missile. ambassador john bolton, former ambassador to the united nations and fox news contributor, good morning to you sir. i want to connect two dots quickly. you had a missile test in september, a smaller test overnight that was first perceived to be an earthquake, now we know according to south korean officials it is something very different. what are you to make of this now, mr. ambassador. >> as you say this is the third north korean nuclear test. they are proceeding in a very systematic way coupled with tests of ballistic missiles obviously to develop a nuclear warhead that their missiles can carry anywhere on earth. we've seen this program in training for 20 years, and this third test is just another piece of evidence, sadly, of the failure of america's efforts through three administrations to deal effectively with north korea
Feb 16, 2013 4:00pm PST
. the pope steps down at the end of the month. across southern russia, it's cleanup day today, the biggest thing is the broken glass and the damaged buildings. 4,000 buildings were damaged. watch and listen. this video is from a high school student when, took it when the meteor created a sonic boom. it radiated over 80,000 square miling. 1,000 people were hurt mostly by flying gas. jesse jackson jr. has been charged with misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. he bought personal items. including michael jackson items. and bruce lee items. it will be up to a judge if he will serve any prison time. by now you have probably heard stories from the carnival ship. fights over food, and sleepless nights. but for two passengers this cruise was about more than getting away from it all. this is about much, much more. they boarded the ship to say farewell, scattering the ashes of a long-time friend who died recently from cancer. for them, this was going to be a hard trip no matter what. and it became worse than anyone could have imagined. we will speak with one of the women here in a moment on cnn, firs
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Feb 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
'm neil cavuto, good grief a meteor hitting russia, an asteroid darn near hitting earth and no less than a u.s. senator hitting us with this. >> everyone says we have a spending problem. when they talk about that, it's like there's an assumption we as a nation are broke. >> neil: we are broke! but do you see a pattern here? not the meteor and asteroid thing, the spending isn't an issue thing. tom harkin, nancy pelosi, barack obama, i'm seriously gingrich to think they are crazy. they're all card carrying members of the you the new spending planet earth society. no problems, no worries. good god. to former ohio democratic congressman dennis kucinich. congressman, a trillion dollar more going out than coming in. this would be a spending problem, would it not? >> government's wasting money. it should spend less on war and give less to the pharmaceuticals. i understand what senator harken's saying. >> i don't understand it at all. when you say we don't have a spending problem, you are saying that a trillion more going out than coming in -- >> i didn't say that. >> you know what i mean. the 6
Feb 15, 2013 9:00pm PST
. now the resident in russia and rest of us for that matter know better. you might think of it as a cosmic warning shot headline stealer from the much larger daous 2012 da 14. which missed earth as expected by 17,000 miles today. relative but unsettling part. >> 20 years ago if da 14 influence by the earth we wouldn't have known it, hence the project based out of mountain view. plan to launch a privately financed deep space telescope called sent nechlt would it map space giving earth decade of advance warning rather than a year a month or even a few seconds lake we saw did. ceo former nasa restaurant ed lou who said it would have made a difference if it was on impact course with earth. >> with 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 years of notice it's pretty straight forward to deflect an asteroid. >> that's what we would have had with today big wuchbility it could have wiped out an area as largely as our own. that's why the b.6 12 foundation hoping to raise public donation of 4 50 million dollars. small price they say compared with paying for the alternative. >> how could we let our c
Feb 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
the classic sarah palin quote either. you can actually see russia from land here in alaska. that soon became i can see russia from my house thanks to tina fey. the list goes on. one moment and you become that guy or gal for the long haul. rubio's water break is now very much in the race. >>> up next, there hasn't been too much or this much momentum behind strengthening gun laws in two decades, but can president obama actually get something meaningful done? you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. all stations come over to mission a for a final go. this is for real this time. step seven point two one two. verify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places beyond it. siemens. answers. as your life and career change, fidelity is there for your personal economy, helping you readjust your retirement plan along the way. rethink how you're invested. and refocus as your career moves forward. wherever you are today, a fidelity ira has a
Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
gallery coincidence to there was this other daytime meteor in russia. so what we want to do is get out there and nudge it. you can do it by just slamming a rocket into it. at the planetary society, we do it by a flotilla, that would cause the surface to evaporate, nudge it off force, or you can go out there and just set it off, hoping that you're not going to screw it up and create a shower of these things which could be even worse. but we are the first generation of humans that can do something about it. so yes, a very scary day, but in a sense, an exciting day. and so right away, congressman lamar smith, from texas, a conservative said let's convene an asteroid meeting, we're all in. let's figure out what to do. >> i would like the asteroid meeting, i'm excited about the floating sun lasers, thank you for joining us, you get the last word. >> thank you. "the ed show" is up next. >>> cruising for a bruising. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this. as butch cassidy once asked, who are these guys? what a ratty bunch.
Feb 22, 2013 10:00am PST
. that will involve russia, and nothing will be solved in syria without the assistance in russia. meeting with mr. lavarov will be important as well. then he has to understand that the entire region, qatar and others, they had real security interests involved as far as iran is concerned, and they have security issues that we need to help fulfill. the release of assistance to the u.a. saudi arabia. these are issues affecting syria. they're also affecting iran and israel, and are finally, of course, we have to watch what's taking place in eswript. we don't see democracy unfolding in the way it should, and jobs aren't created, and then the people who have been on the streets are going to be revolting again. here highly educated and unemployed. that's not -- >> not at all. briefly, just p a few seconds we have left. the whole cyber war. the seeber attacks. i know you know china very well. how tough should the president be? is it time to start really putting this front and center? >> we have to put it front and center. not just with china where, with russia wra. this notion that somehow china will be
Feb 21, 2013 2:30am PST
dominated by radical islamists. they need ammunition. >> russia has joined the arab league to broker a peace talks. >>> here's a major reversal from last summer the governor of florida, republican rick scott said that he now supports expanding medicaid in his state despite opposition from tea party supporters many of whom who worked to get scott elected. expanded medicaid could cover more than 1 million low-income people in florida. at least seven republican governors have signed on to the med medicaid expansion. >>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. is facing jail time after pleading guilty after misusing thousands of dollars from campaign funds with his famous father in the courtroom, a tearful jackson apologized to his family and to the people in chicago. >> reporter: for jesse jackson jr. the walk into the courthouse was the end of a slow-motion fall from grace. he told a judge, for years i have lived off my campaign, admitting that he took money received in political contributions and made 3,000 purchases for himself and his wife over the past seven years. a $43,000 gold watch. $19,0
Feb 18, 2013 1:00pm PST
. he was scheduled to run in australia, brazil, the u.s., the uk and russia. while pistorius is in court on tuesday for a bail hearing, reeva's family says they'll be a memorial service for her as producers of her reality show released this farewell message from her, meant to be to the cast, but which now becomes her last words, her last good-bye. >> i take with me so many amazing memories and things that are in here and in here that i'll treasure forever. i'm going to miss you all so much. i love you very, very much. >> what a sad story that is. robyn kurnow reporting for us. we'll have more on that later here in "the situation room" as well. other news we're following including some painful budget cuts that will be felt by all of us. they're not only days away, they could affect you in some unexpected ways. plus, senator john mccain is alleging a massive cover-up on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >> so it's the state department's fault? who would you blame? who is responsible then? i've always had to keep my eye on her... but, i didn't always wa
Feb 17, 2013 3:00pm PST
, or call 855-878-4biz. >>> the images of that meteor crashing into russia last friday are chilling. grown adults scrambling for cover and more than 1,000 people were hurt. hundreds of school children were also hurt though the event only lasts about 32 seconds, it's having a lasting effect. phil black reports from a russian village on how the close encounter with the meteor has impacted the kids. >> this small siberian village is usually a quiet place. 1,000 people living just south of the city of chelyabinsk, but on friday morning, they were shocked by what they saw. an intense light followed by a trail of smoke across the sky. kindergarten worker says the 20 children ran to the windows when they saw the light, but she felt something was wrong and moved them away. she said she was still facing the windows when the meteor's shock wave hit. as the windows blew in, flying glass cut her face and hands. she said she didn't notice because she was worried about the children. most were safe, but terrified. but one was bleeding heavily. 3-year-old sasha suffered deep cuts to her head and face. her
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am PST
's exactly one year until the start of the 2014 winter olympic games in sochi, russia. so today russia unveiled countdown clocks in eight cities. the 2014 games are expected to cost $51 billion. it would be the most expensive olympics ever. can't wait for co-shsochi? check out our flash back when we take you back to the torino games. >>> a mega merge ser about to take off. mandy drury is here with what's moving your money. cnbc reporting this, a deal between american and us airways pretty close to being done. >> that's absolutely right, chris. and as american airlines and us airways, which by the way is the parent close to reaching a merger agreement in a deal that would create the world's largest airline which is possibly going to be an announcement of the deal in the next couple of weeks. now, the talk here is, chris, that an all stock deal between those two air carriers would be executed as a reorganization plan that takes amr out of chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and the combined company would be worth apparently more than $10 billion. so as we say, we could be getting that final
Feb 15, 2013 2:00pm PST
quote either. you can actually see russia from land here in alaska. that soon became i can see russia from my house thanks to tina fey. the list goes on. one moment and you become that guy or gal for the long haul. rubio's water break is now very much in the race. up next, there hasn't been too much or this much momentum behind strengthening gun laws in two decades but can president obama actually get something meaningful done? usual of whatting "hardball," the place for politics. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. omnipotent of opportunity. you know how to mix business... with business. and from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price. i could get used to this. [ male announcer ] yes, you could business pro. yes, you could. go national. go like a pro. yes, you could. discover card. cashbacashback concierge?! we have a concierge! i know; it's exciting! wow! what exactly is a cashback concierge? well there's lots of ways you can get cash back - i'm here to h
Feb 26, 2013 10:00am PST
of policy from the united states. >> from the u.s. now, there is no agreement with russia. russia is rearming assad, propping up the regime, and that was the contentious part of today's meeting. but what kerry seemed to be hinting at is that under pressure from the brits and certainly from the syrian opposition which initially said that they would not meet in rome with him in a couple of days, he called them and persuaded them saying show up, we've got something for you. this meeting will be worth your while. what he said to us is this is a right moment. it is a new secretary of state. it is a president on a second term. wait and see what happens. now -- >> you were staying that hillary clinton, leon panetta both wanted to arm the syrian rebel wrshz. >> arm some of them. >> the president vetoed it. you think he is telegraphing something. >> i think he thinks he is telegraphing something. i think he may think he has more running room than he has. we've seen that the white house really controls foreign policy more than the state department. hillary clinton didn't challenge that. she
Feb 13, 2013 9:00am EST
with russia in unison through reciprocal presidential directives, negotiated in another round of bilateral arms reduction talks, or implemented unilaterally. it goes on, this unusual statement quote, security is mainly a state of mind, not a physical condition, and mutual assured destruction no longer occupies a central psychological or political space in the u.s., russian relationship. i don't think that's true where russia is. further on, that was on page one of the report. then it says this about bilateral and nuclear arms negotiations on page 16. >> would you forgive the interruption? i think i'm able to set a time for a vote now if we can get some idea about how long you want to speak him and i'm not trying to limit you. can you give us an idea about how long? i just talked to senator blumenthal and i want to ask senator hirono the same question. >> i just want to share a few thoughts spent know, is five minutes enough? >> seven. >> that's no problem. senatosenator hirono, how long t you speak? senator blumenthal? i'm now going to schedule a vote for 5:00. you about at five. we will h
Feb 18, 2013 4:00am PST
looking. >>> there are new details about friday's meteor strike in central russia. scientists are confirming the first fragments of it have been located. they were found near a hole in a frozen lake where a bug chunk landed. some so-called meteor pieces, with no proof they're the real deal, have appeared on ebay. meanwhile, russian officials say more than half of the glass shattered by the mere yor's power has already been replaced. >>> now to the immigration reform. republicans and democrats alike are predicting president obama would fail if he pushes forward with his own effort to overhaul the system. under the white house's plan, illegal immigrants would be able to get a green card in eight years. top republican lawmakers don't like that. >> by giving advantage for those who cut in front of line for immigrant who is came here legally, not dealing with border security adequately, that tells us he's looking for a partisan advantage. >> the white house says the president would push his own plan only if lawmakers can't get the job done. >>> it was another weekend of deadly viol
Feb 7, 2013 9:00am PST
a formal compliant with russia. russia says it's jets never entered the area. >>> with tensions flaring with their neighbors to the north, south korea's marines are getting down to business. we will show you what they're training regimen looks like. hey, our salads. [ bop ] [ bop ] [ bop ] you can do that all you want, i don't like v8 juice. [ male announcer ] how about v8 v-fusion. a full serving of vegetables, a full serving of fruit. but what you taste is the fruit. so even you... could've had a v8. . >>> welcome back. we will take you to the resort town of pyongyang in south korea. there are hundreds of marines training shirtless in the snow. they did push up some ice diving. also you see there weapons train being. all of it in extreme cold temperatures. it's actually minus two degrees in south korea. the exercises are going to continue through mid-february. >>> that will do it for me. but newsroom continues with mr. don lemon. >>> 30 inches in 24 hours, that's how much snow could fall on parts of the northeast. and a suspected cop killer is on the run. this man accused of shooting
Feb 16, 2013 11:00am PST
meteor hits earth, leaving scores of people hospitalized. we'll bring you details on the blast in russia. >>> and another space sighting, this one much closer to home, that's after the break. you're watching msnbc, the place for politics. it's been said that beauty is in the ewell...behold. der. behold water so blue it merges with the sky above. behold natural beauty above the sea, and far below. behold smiles so wide they stretch across the face of an entire nation. behold...the islands of the bahamas. a hairline fracture to the mandible and contusions to the metacarpus. what do you see? um, i see a duck. be more specific. i see the aflac duck. i see the aflac duck out of work and not making any money. i see him moving in with his parents and selling bootleg dvds out of the back of a van. dude, that's your life. remember, aflac will give him cash to help cover his rent, car payments and keep everything as normal as possible. i see lunch. [ monitor beeping ] let's move on. [ male announcer ] find out what a hospital stay could really cost you at i love the fact that quicken l
Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
last year's meteor blast over russia. >>> san jose police are searching for a hit-and-run driver that occured in an early morning crash. the vta says an express bus was hit by a car that ran a red light. 14 passengers were on board one suffered a minor injury. both vehicles had extensive damage but the driver of the car drove away before police got there. the bus had to be towed. >>> she went to prison after claiming she found a finger in a bowl of chili. well tell you what new charges put her back in court today. >>> a form of identity theft you probably never heard of before. how it can take not only money but also damage a businesses reputation. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> it was a crime that made national headlines, a woman claiming that she found a finger in her chili at a fast food restaurant in the south bay. that woman went to prison and was then released. and now
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am EST
. the communist party also performed nuclear tests in 2006 and 2009. russia has condemned this. no word yet from china's reaction to this. >>> now let's go to mike who's looking at president obama's state of the union address tonight. >> indeed. the economy, gun control, immigration, all big topics expected to be addressed in president obama's state of the union address tonight. here to talk about it, michael of "the washington post," a former speech writer for george w. bush. thanks for waking up with us. >> good to be with you. >> as we start with the backdrop of sequestration looming march 1, do you think the president is going to extend a presidential olive branch or continue his statement where he says elections have consequences and we need to move forward with my agenda? >> i think that's the big question tonight and the thing i'll be looking for. usually a state of the union is a good night for the president. he's on the main stage and everyone else is a prop. you like that as a speech writer. i've worked on six of these things at one point or another. but the problem is that he's addres
Feb 13, 2013 4:00am EST
finance minister of russia earlier on. he was like, well, why now, we thought they were going to make the statement, they were going to make it? n russia as part of the talks. there's a mass confusion within the g-7 about what they were trying to achieve. maybe the markets got it right. actually that everybody is concerned about the competitiveness. at the moment the russians especially is been actually losing out in these currency wars so to speak since july. have been rallying the ruble against the dollar, rallying again the yen heavily, as well. they're as concerned as anyone about the competitive advantage from the devaluation of these currencies, as well, gained by the japanese and others. face it, as jim o'neil points out in one commentary, the americans have been doing this for 30 years. it's rich to turn around and say anyone can't do. it mr. carney, currently of the bank of canada, soon to be bank of england, said we need forceful representation at the g-20 to solve issues. what's interesting is not to lose track of some of the more important agenda issues from the russians,
Feb 19, 2013 1:00pm PST
over a long period of time and hope whoever is responsible will be punished severely. in russia's parliament, there was a moment for this young boy follow bid a series of passionate speeches by politicians claiming his death proves they were absolutely justified in passing legislation banning u.s. nationals from adopting any more russian children. they did that at the end of last year. partly in response to u.s. legislation, targeting russian human rights abusers. but also because of concerns held for a long time here by russian officials who say they are worried about the way russian orphans are treated in the united states. supporters of the adoption ban claim since the 1990s 19 other russian children have died after being adopted by americans. the russian government says it is very concerned about the welfare of russian orphans and says 60,000 have are been adopted over the last 20 years. the adoption ban is one of the key reasons why relations between the united states and russia are the worst that they have been in a long time. a line of politicians here and officials have
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